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Re: Capitalization Wars

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 01:25:27 -0500
Message-ID: <4F0693D7.6070602@w3.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: spec-prod@w3.org
Hey, fantasai-

On 1/6/12 12:32 AM, fantasai wrote:
> On 12/19/2011 10:08 PM, fantasai wrote:
>> I have an issue filed on one of my specs for inconsistent
>> capitalization, so I
>> thought I'd post here and see whether there was any consensus on the
>> correct
>> capitalization rules. :) :)
>> Pubrules is no help because it requires one style for "Status of this
>> document"
>> and a different style for "Table of Contents". (Yay!)
>> Options under consideration:
>> A. Titlecase Like This and This
>> B. Sentencecase like this and this
>> C. Titlecase for Top-Level Sections (<h2>), Sentencecase for
>> lower-level sections
>> Thoughts?
> Thanks everyone for responding! I use the titlecase convention Tab
> describes,

That looks good to me.

> but I'm hearing consensus on sentencecase.

Didn't seem like any consensus to me.  (FWIW, I strongly prefer 
Titlecase, but I would, as an American.)

> Can we get Pubrules Checker updated so that it looks for "Table of
> contents"
> instead of "Table of Contents"? If nothing else, it's silly that it
> requires
> different capitalization for that and "Status of this document".

Yes, very silly.

> I'll update the CSSWG's template.

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